Betty Gordon in the Land of Oil
"Libbie thinks perhaps her mother will send her, and just think what fun we could have," wrote Bobby, referring to the Vermont cousin.
Betty dismissed the school question lightly from her mind. She would certainly enjoy going to school with the Littell girls, and boarding school was one of her day-dreams, as it is of most girls her age. After she had seen her uncle and spent some time with him--he was very dear to her, was this Uncle Dick--she thought she might be ready to go back East and take up unceremoniously. But there was the subject of the probable cost--something that never bothered the Littell girls. Betty knew nothing of her uncle's fin